MUMBAI: Yamaha Music India has launched its first keyboard PSR I500 under the ‘Make in India’ initiative built at its Chennai plant. This new model is an ideal portable keyboard for global music lovers who want to learn and perform. The instrument consists of a vast collection of on-board Indian instruments tunes and auto accompaniment style functions which covers a broad spectrum of Indian music genres from every corner of the country.
The PSR I500 consists of 801 instrument tunes, of which 40 are of Indian instruments. The keyboard also has a variety of instruments from pianos to synthesizers, making it possible to play songs from a variety of genres which ranges from orchestra classics to electronic dance music.
Functions like “Quick Sampling” are designed to assist you to perform in a variety of situations. In addition, the PSR I500features a number of lesson functions including a built-in Tabla/Mridangam & Tanpura function called “Riyaz,” to help learn how to play songs or traditional Indian “Raga” scales.
Takashi Haga, Managing Director, Yamaha Music India said the Company will make India its major export hub. “World over the music Industry is on a growth trajectory with increasing demand everywhere, we see growing trend in schools and other education institutes, stressing on the importance of learning music.”
The PSR I500will be available at a price of MRPRs 23,990 and will be exported to other countries in the future.
Established in March 2008, Yamaha Music India Pvt. Ltd. is a fully owned subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation, is headquartered at Gurgaon, Haryana and has a manufacturing plant in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, producing world class products for Indian and global markets.
Yamaha Corporation worldwide group of companies was started in 1887 and is a world leading brand in musical instruments, other products, and services. The product line of Yamaha musical instruments, Proaudio and Audio Visual equipment’s to India market. It is headquartered in Shizuoka, Japan.